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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
morning and in a speech last night, he said mitt romney's economic plan would be bad for the country. >> i have seen too much pain and struggle to let this country get hit with another top down economics. -- is another round of top down economics. >> a tech round table war 25 supports -- where 25 supporters paid $40,000 each, the president was heard and they were there to support president barack obama. >> i want to give all the support i can and i get to see the president. >> protesters also showed up to greet the president. there were protesters against the war and protesters against the crackdown on medical marijuana. >>> in criticizing mitt romney for cutting public funding for public television including sesame street, elmo is now on the run. >> elmo has been seen in a white suburban. he is driving for the border. >> now that comment is being interpreted as a comment to o.j. simpson who fled in a white bronco after his wife was killed. >>> meantime mitt romney is sounding more confident on the campaign trail coming up at 6:15, the new poll members showing the strong presidential
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
cracked beam. >>> 6:04. president obama and mitt romney meet tonight in florida for their third and final debate. now this debate will focus on foreign policy. coming up at 6:15 the very latest poll numbers in the presidential race just 15 days out from the election. if you are planning to vote in the upcoming election, you need to register by tonight. ktvu janine de la vega live at the registrars office in san jose to tell us why they are making a big push for the residents in the south bay to come out and sign up. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. we have been driving all around san jose asking people -- the registrars office of voters in santa clara county will open up at 8:00 a.m. and stay open until midnight tonight. tyically in the -- typically in the county they come to the polls in the years -- 86% of registered voters cast their ballot. while voting for the president is a big draw, we found some voters that were focused on other issues. >> i would say more schools. they are doing all kinds of cut backs for schools. i think they shouldn't be cutting back on scho
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
aggressive president barack obama took on mitt romney in their second presidential debate last night. >> i will crackdown on china. president bush didn't. >> governor you are the last person who will get tough on china. >> here in the bay area, some students at st. mary gathered to share. >> i felt obama had a slight edge. >> i do think come mitt romney did a good job and he feel he nailed him really well for many pivotal points in this election. >> they may follow the lead of san francisco and oakland by offering photo i.d.s for undocumented immigrants. they gave them bids to stop taking it from companies. supporters say it will give them access to banking services but it will make it easier for immigration laws and they still have to get approval. >>> it happened at the peace arch crossing between u and canada. he shot that border patrol agent in her booth and then shot himself. that border crossing had to be closed for several hours after the shooting and still they don't know why the gunman attacked that agent. >> we wanted to remind you, it are -- it will be closed. eastbound 93
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
presidential nominee mitt romney is scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. coming up at 6:15, the changes romney says he would make in u.s. middle east policy and the results of poll in the presidential race. >>> early voting begins in california today. if you want to vote early head to your county election office, but most county offices are closed today because of columbus day. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent tomorrow when the post office reopens from the holiday. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. >>> today california gasoline prices are setting another record. a gallon averages $4.67 a gallon. now governor brown is taking a step that could bring prices down. he told the state air resources board to transition into winter blend gasoline now instead of waiting until halloween. some refineries already transitioned to making refinery gas. >>> relief at the pump can't come soon enough for california drivers. some people like cab drivers and delivery people have to pay for gas just to do t
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
is 9 winner of the debate. 31% believe mitt romney won. the president's favorability rating only increased by one point to 57 percent. pretty much the same for romney as well. >>> president obama and mitt romney are now on a campaign blitz with less than two weeks left until election day. coming up at 6:15 the record one of the candidates is setting today with his travel schedule. >>> time now 6:08. as you get ready to travel this morning, reck the roads are wet. sal is watching everything. including the east shore. >> that is right we are looking at the freeways trying to get into the main part of the bay area. good morning, to you. if you are driving on 80 westbound you can see how crowded it's getting. it's also crowded in richmond and parts of 580. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza trying to get into san francisco, you will see slow traffic and traffic is busy because our camera is focusing in on the rain drops on the lens there. that will probably change when it gets lighter. also the morning commute is looking good on the peninsula. 101 and 280 no major proble
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
this morning in a tv interview, collin powell says he respects mitt romney but he thinks the republican presidential nominee has been vague on many issues. colin powell praises president obama for getting out of iraq and getting out of afghanistan and not getting the country into any new wars. colin powell also endorsed president obama back in 2008. >>> already this morning, the presidential candidates are campaigning in key swing states. jacqueline is here with details on all the stops. >> reporter: president barack obama is getting an early start. he's already campaigning in tampa, florida. he's been talking to the crowd for just about 10 minutes now. this is all part of his 2 day, 6 state tour. >> waking up early. you know, we are right in the middle of our 48 hour fly around campaign extravaganza. >> reporter: he'll also be in virginia, and ohio today. republican challenger mitt romney is spending his day in ohio. he has three campaign events scheduled. no republican has won the presidency without winning ohio now a new poll from time magazine out today shows barack obama
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
impacting the presidential rates and why mitt romney's most prominent -- mitt romney's most prominent supporters is helping president barack obama with sandy. >>> let's check in on the morning commute, salt? >> -- sal? >>> most people are using transit and metering lights, some people may be driving and also, it is moving along well if you are driving along interstate 880 and oakland. westbound ever 80, there is a little bit of slow -- 580s there is a little bit of slowed traffic but by the time you reach livermore, it answer out -- it evens out. >>> cloudy overall the temperatures can wait, it is not even moving, this system is slowing down tremendously and that is why the forecast model bridges it in by 5:00 than could be some light rain or drizzle by then. again i think it is too fast. there is a system of that is slowly coming through and there is not enough for me to say let's speed things up. we did one south an advance of this system coming in but where is the rain, we can't pick it up yet, it is close but not there yet and it is a long -- it is a lodge way from getting here. f
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
mitt romney continues campaigning today in the battleground state of ohio. new jersey governor chris cristy will join romney in ohio. a comment romney made about abortion is getting attention. he told the des moines register he would not pursue any abortion related legislation if he was elected president but he would use an executive order to reinstate a policy that bans american funding of abortions in other countries. >>> president obama is back at the white house today after also campaigning in ohio yesterday. the president has a meeting scheduled with secretary of state hillary clinton following the congressional hearing. president obama heads back out on the campaign trail to florida tomorrow. >>> this morning a stanford professor received one of the most important phone calls of his life matt keller is live in palo alto where he talked to the newest bay area winner of a nobel prize. matt. >> reporter: we're the only local news organization here at the home of stanford professor brian kobilka. he got the announcement early this morning from the nobel prize committee. here's the
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
associated press says that mitt romney is favored by 47% and president barack obama is at 45% but this is all within the polls margin of error. time magazine says romney is trailing obama in the key battleground state of ohio by five points. romney spent all day in ohio and will be back there tonight with paul ryan. president obama is off the campaign trail today after his two-day nonstop six state tour. he has nearly a dozen interviews today here in d.c.. one with mtv. coming up in the next hour the spending race isn't slowing down. where the money is being spent today. in washington jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 6:17. it can take two weeks before some apple customers will get the new ipad mini. apple started taking preorders on its witness just after midnight. within 20 minutes the expected delivery date for some of the models changed from november 2nd to two weeks. that means customer who just can't wait will have to stand in line to get an ipad mini when it arrives in stores on november it'd. microsoft showed off its new windows 8 yesterday. and today customers
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
jose. he was pronounce dead at 10:00 p.m. >>> mitt romney delivered a solid debate in his first debate with president barack obama. >> i use that term with all respect... >> coming up at 6:12, we will go live to denver and hear more on how they challenged each other on healthcare taxes and the deficit. >>> blue angels will be here this afternoon. news chopper 2 was here when they arrived in the bay area on tuesday. at 12:30 they are scheduled to hold a practice flight over the building and you fans can meet the pilots at pier 39 which starts at 7:15. you can get the rest of all of this. look at the hot topic section right there on the home page. >>> sal? >> i am just on the phone with bart. >> she said -- the nice lady, deborah, thank you very much. >> hold on, please, i am on television. >> i wanted to hear what she was saying. she said that the bart delays are spreading out and they should be gone in an hour or so. she was telling me that the bart delays are still 20 minutes and now tapes are moving at full speed and some are delayed as much as 20 - 30 minutes. i just got the
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
say they support president barack obama and several report mitt romney. mitt romney appeared to have an edge among likely voters and president barack obama a to have -- appears to have an advantage on taxes and foreign policy. >>> and on this eve against president barack obama, we will take you live to our washington d.c. bureau and we will tell you how the new ads are stirring up controversy over tax increases. >>> they will be playing in the postseason... >> the a's preceded the texas rangers and they clinched one of two american league wildcard spots. they now have playoff shirts and hats and now a pie in the face. as you can see the celebration continued into the clubhouse and the champagne and beer was flowing and there has was also some dancing going on. if they win tomorrow, they still get that wildcard spot. i didn't expect to be door here so we are really excited. >> tdoes it feel like you thought it would? >> well, way better but this is what you work your whole life for. >> now, you can send your photos to us at www.ktvu.com and you can share them on twitter, it is always
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
romney traded one liners at a charity event in new york last night. >> i've already seen earlier reports from tonight's dinner. headline obama embraced by catholics. romney dies with rich people. >> some may have noticed i had a lot more energy in our second debate. i was really well rested after the nice long nap i had in the first debate. >> coming up at 6:15 new polls hint at what could be a controversial ending to the race for the white house. now the number of harassment and discrimination complaints by congressional employees rose sharply over the past five years. that is a according to a new report. the congressional office of compliance review shows 142 people claimed discrimination harassment and hostile work environments in 2011. it's about three times as many in 2007. the report is designed to see if the law enacted in 1995 is having an impact. it requires congress to comply with the same rules as as private sector employers in terms of discrimination. >>> time 6:04. >> happening right now it's something that could impact the way people get paid in the south bay. ktvu
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> time is 6:06. election news president obama and mitt romney both will be targeting swing states today out on the campaign trail. first president obama will make a stop at virginia's george mason university. then he will be going to ohio. the obama campaign is regrouping after wednesday's big debate. at a rally in denver yesterday, the president accused republican challenger mitt romney of being dishonest. the obama campaign vows they will sharpen their attacks. >>> also mitt romney will be campaigning in virginia today as well. he's holding what is called a coal country rally. just days after accusing the obama administration of crushing the coal industry. in the meantime mitt romney is now clarifying his controversial 47% statement. now he says he was complete his wrong when he said that half of americans are victims and dependent on the government. >>> goo news -- good news on the jobs front. the newly released jobs report shows the unemployment rate fell to 7.8% last month. coming up at 6:15 we will take you live to our washington, d.c. bureau. we'll let you hear more about how thi
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
show at 4:30, the first pitch after 5:00 p.m. >>> today president obama and mitt romney start a new political journey this morning. a two-week sprint to election day after their third and final debate last night in florida. >> a few months ago when you are asked what's the biggest political athlete facing -- threat facing america you said russian, not al-qaeda, you said russia. >> president obama and mitt romney sparred over foreign policy in last night's debate and coming up at 5:15, we are fact checking the candidates' statement, which is always interesting. >> sure it is. >> because you always wonder, is what they are saying true. >>> 6:07. i believe everything sal tells me about our morning commute. still kind of wet out there too. >> it is a little wet. you know, it was raining pretty hard overnight and some of that water is still pooling up, although -- or has pooled up, i should say. let's go outside and take a look at what we have here. the east shore freeway a little bit more crowded. now yesterday steve said was kind of a worse commute when it comes to rain actually coming
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
embassy security. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney faces a second debate in new york. we now know who will get the first question in the town hall style debate and what the latest polls show heading in tonight's debate. >>> he says he is shocked by the lack of progress by the police department. they took a step backwards falling out of compliance following a monitoring situation engaging in bad behavior. they are considering whether or not to put the oakland police department under federal control. >>> they will be one of the cities in the running to host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017. they are expected to take the list in chicago. if elected, san francisco will be the host city but the game will be played in santa clara. it will be the second one, stanford hosted the game in 1985. a final announcement is not expected until may. >>> sal is back, you still talking about that sig alert? >> yes, dave, we are ; it is lawrence expressway and this crash is still there but they are clearing it and still doing work on it. it is only backed up from 880 and there is a minor crash.
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
countdown, the big debate why president barack obama and mitt romney are trying to lower expectations. >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> well, good morning to you, we are ready, it is october 3rd. >> are you anything the eat? >> not too much. they went from that foggy september and where is that summer and everybody starts complaint -- complaining. west wind is trying to ramp up but it's there and 90s inland. >>> 880 and oakland looks good and you are probably aware there is a big a's baseball game and that means at 4:00 sore so, -- or so, maybe before that the commute will be tough. also on the san mateo bridge, it looks good getting out to the high-rise, let's go back to the desk. >>> firefighters are still watching for hot spots. claudine wong has moved to the back of the home where the fire did most of the damage, claudine wong? >> reporter: you can see the charred remains of what is left of this house and firefighters are still keeping an eye on things incase it flares up. that buil
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
romney's awkward google moment. unflattering search that causes photos of romney to pop up. that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. election news this morning. photos of mitt romney pop on a google search but not in a way that favors the republican presidential nominee. if you go to google and type in the phrase completely wrong, a full page of romney comes up. a google spokesman says it's not a political coverage. >>> vice president joe biden made some news add last nights vice presidential debated when he said for the first time the white house did not know officials in libya wanted more security. ahead of last months attack. alison burns joins us now from our washington, d.c. newsroom taki
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
are americans. >>> mitt romney and president barack obama are preparing for the debate in denver. president barack obama talked about the upcoming debate in los angeles. >> what i am most concerned about is having a serious discussing about what we need to keep the country growing and restore security for hard working americans. >> he will remain in nevada for the debate and chris christy will on draft. this whole race will be turned upside down some thursday morning. >>> one week from today, president barack obama comes back here to the bay area hosting campaign money. he will be hosting a dinner in san francisco. that dinner will be followed by a concert. the concert tickets start at $100 and go up to $7,500 for premium seats and also a chance to take a picture with the president. musical guests have not been announced. >>> and governor jerry brown has signed several bills into law and we will have more on why hundreds of prison inmates may soon go free. >>> how is the commute, sal? >>> you know, sal? >>> we have more traffic in lafayette and it is a little bit slow between wal
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> and mitt romney is getting ready for round two, how tomorrow's debate will be different from the first. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> well, good morning, i am in for pam cook. >> a lot of fog is out there, it will be mostly sunny, a little warmer, temperatures by the coast are warming up and 60s and 70s and 80s for the game and we will have 70s and 80s inland. here is sal. >>> good morning, traffic southbound 101 on the golden gate bridge looks good and traffic on the san mateo bridge looks good heading out to the high-rise, let's go back to the desk. >>> oakland police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting. it happened on hilton street near 57th avenue and alex savage is there live and has more on what police are looking into this morning. >> reporter: this could be a tough case for homicide police officers because they don't have a solid witness coming forward. they fired at close range and they collected shell casings. oakland police got at least one 911 call about gunfire. when they showed up they found a man with several gunshot wounds who was unresponsive. th
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
. mitt romney has also reworked his campaign schedule and mitt romney has changed an appearance in ohio this morning from a campaign rally to a storm relief event. >>> time now san francisco police he investigating a homicide in the mission district. police say a young man was shot and died an hour later. it is still not clear what led up to that deadly gunfire. >>> oakland police say a late night san dove ended immediately. they had a report of a man in cans street. no arrests have been made and police have not told us what prompted this accident. >>> antolin garcia-torres was arrested in may in connection to sierra lemar's disappearance. volunteers continue to search for her and even though her body has not been found, antolin garcia-torres faces murder charges. >>> it is the second world series parade for the giants tomorrow. now in 2010, a million people turned out and a lot of preparation may serve you a lot of headaches. you can help folks plan can't you terror. >> if you plan on that, have that clipper card because the lines are sure to be long. >> reporter: the last time we had
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
, the steaks are high. especially after last week's presidential debate where mitt romney was viewed as emerging victorious. he made one of his well documented gaps which commented over the sun her. >> unchained wall street -- they will put you all back in chains. >> there will be up to 70 million people so all debates are tough but i am looking forward to it. >> president barack obama said he has confidence in his running mate. >> congressman ryan is a smart and affective speaker. but his ideas are the wrong ones and joe understands that. >> now despite the difference in the 30 years, ryan said they actuallygy get along kuhai well. don't forget you can watch the vice-presidential debate right here beginning at 6:00 tonight and ktvu news will follow immediately after the debate and if you can't get to it, go to our website www.ktvu.com. >>> they call the doping case against the cyclist a one side hatchet job. they issued a 200 page report detailing armstrong's views on performance enhancing drugs and they claim they turned hotel rooms into blood transfusion centers. his wife is accused
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> mitt romney delivered a solid performance in his first case against president barack obama. >> i use that term with all respect. >> coming up, we will go live to our washington d.c. bureau and we will look at the poll results showing who won the debate and one comment that is ruffling if he is they ares. -- feathers. >>> he recently shared childhood photographs and he was killed on september 11th when protesters attacked benghazi. they have invited dignitaries to share their memories. >>> the blue angels are invited up in the skies for a practice run before this weekend's big fleet we can show. chopper 2 was there when this flying team arrived in the pay area tuesday. go from 12-4 and there is a meet and greet which starts at 7:15. you can get more information about the blue angels schedule and see the many festivities this weekend. just go to our website www.ktvu.com and click on hot topics. >>> how is it going this morning? >> it is good, i just read a story about the blue angels and we will keep reminding you. let's have a look at what we have now, traffic is moving along nice
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time now 5:03, president barack obama and mitt romney will hold their second debate in new york. coming up, the very important group of candidates they hope to win over to in tonight's debate. >>> the 52-year-old stevens is one of the four americans killed during the september 11th attack on ben -- in benghazi libya. the memorial begins at 4:30 in the city hall rotunda. >>> the pentagon and state department want to help libya create a force to attack the militia in benghazi. the money was budgeted for pakistan and in order to build anee light force -- an elite force they could have over 200 troops. >>> they are shocked by the department's lack of progress. the police department took a step back falling out of come by answer with being able to track officers engaging in bad behavior. it is a last report before a judge hears more and decides to place the department under federal control. >>> they are deciding whether to host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017. they are taking the list and if selected san francisco will be the host city but the game will be pl
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00am PDT
, president obama and mitt romney meet in florida for their third and final debate. tonight. tonight's debate focuses on foreign policy. coming up the latest poll numbers in the presidential race just 15 days away from the election. if you plan to vote in the upcoming election, you need no be registered by tonight. janine de la vega is live at the registrars office in san jose with more on why they are making a big push for south bay residents to come out and sign up. >> reporter: the registrars office here in san jose is going to open up in the next three hours. that is when they will begin their big push to get people to register. you can see this is where people it's a drop box for ballots for people to already drop their ballots off. they there be represented as workers -- there will be representatives here from the registrars office until midnight work song people can fill out their forms to register in time for the presidential election. typically here in santa clara county if you look at the past voter turnout people come out in strong numbers. in 2008 during the last presidential elec
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
:06. today president obama and mitt romney sought a new political journey this morning, a two- week sprint to election day after their third and final debate last night in florida. >> i look around the world, i don't see our influence growing around the world. i see our influence receding. >> a fact check of last night's presidential debates. in just a couple of hours, facebook will report its earnings after today's closing bell. the stock right now selling for less than half of its initial public offering price. its online advertising rival google reported disappointing earnings and that has some investors thinking facebook may see a slowdown in its ad sales. because facebook is the largest social network it is seen as a bellwether overall for the online advertising environment. >> we will see. >>> 5:07 the time. hopefully no problems out there but definitely still wet out there. sal. >> it is wet for sure. right now traffic is moving along pretty well, pam and dave. there are no major problems if you're driving around the bay area so far anyway. we are looking at 80 westbound as y
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00am PDT
romney won. the president's favorability rating only increased by 1.257%. >>> president obama and mitt romney are now on a campaign blitz with less than two weeks left of the election day. coming up at 5:15 the record one of the candidates is setting today with his travel schedule. >>> our time is 5:06. time to get you out the door. sal is ready to take care of you even though roads are wet. >> that is right. i heard you read the story about the muni thing. and people getting to at & t park. i think people that go to that park already know the n-judah is one of the best ways. >> it will take you right there. >> we'll be reminding people all morning. yeah dave and i and steve and pam will be on this message. let's take a look at what we have now. his want to show you east shore freeway. the traffic is moving along pretty well. no from injure problems and it's been raining the last few. that means the drive will be a little tough for some people. it was raining pretty hard earlier in the east day. just a lot of water at first. i will e -- the camera is soaking wet there. westbound traffi
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
controversial comments that mitt romney is owning up to. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning, october 5th i'm pam cook. >> i know why you're smiling because it's friday. >> it's because i'm here with you. >> i know that too. i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i get to turn to steve and everything cool? >> with me or the weather? [ laughter ] >> you're always cool. >> we had that drop yesterday. we'll continue that even up to lake county and sacramento today. and areas that are usually pretty hot. not only low clouds but partly cloudy, partly sunny today 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> westbound highway 4 it's a nice drive so far if you are driving from antioch to concord. right now is a good time to do that. this mornings commute is pretty good if you are driving on the san mateo bridge. yesterday was a bad day but today is good. >>> it is a big weekend in san francisco with more than a million people expected to pack the streets. tara moriarty is in the city with more on why you should expect big
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney will be facing off in their second debate tomorrow night. i want and the fine line, he will be needing more in this debate than the other one. >>> he will need to raise taxes for the initiative starting tomorrow. proposition 30 will raise taxes pie a quarter percent for the next four years and would raise income taxes for those earning more than $50,000 a year and would prevent further cuts in education. >>> san francisco transportation officials will consider making two busy streets safer for bicyclists. they have a third up with and more people owould considered bike delays. if it is approved, dozens of parking spaces would be lost. >> that would be controversial. let's go over to sal and see how traffic is picking up at this hour. >>> good morning, guys, traffic is picking up but it is not that bad. she have steve aand i are looking at different something and you can see there is traffic in the -- they are looking at something different and you can see there is traffic in the area. i think they could have beaten the raiders. >> i watched the rai
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
election. the controversial phrase that pops up pictures of mitt romney when searched. >>> good morning. traffic on the san mateo bridge looks good heading out to the high-rise. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> welcome to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. new this morning we are getting a look at the weapons seized from a man passing through lax. he was arrested last week during a stop over in los angeles. now screeners found a suitcase containing weapons, a smoke grenade, knives, body bags, a hatchet, a bio hazard suit, and a device to repel dogs. he was caught wearing a bullet proof vest under his trench coat. his motives remain unclear since he has not cooperated with investigators. during a detention hearing they will determine if harris is a flight risk and should return to custody. >>> oracle owner is interested in buying aeg. ellison has previously bid for sports teams including
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
references his debate with mitt romney and he had a lack luster performance and here is how he referred to it. >> after that speech, people say don't be so polite, don't be so nice... [applauds] >> but i want everybody to understand something, what was being presented was not leadership, that is salesmanship. >> now along with supporters, there were protesters specifically people protesting the federal crackdown on medical marijuana and there were protesters protesting the war in afghanistan and there were people who protested the president's speech in this fundraising visit. you can see the streets are closed and they will remain closed until at least 9:00 this morning and the president is scheduled to leave san francisco at 925 and he had -- 9:25 and he is headed to ohio. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> one of his speeches is getting criticism. he is threatening to cut funding for sesame street and the popular character elmo is now on the run. >> elmo has been seen in a white suburban and he is driving for the border. >> now that comment is being interpreted as o.j. simpson
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00am PDT
mitt romney traded political jabs at a charity dinner event in new york last night. >> the president's remarks tonight are brought to you by the letter o and the number $16 trillion. >> i went shopping at stores in midtown. i understand governor romney went shopping for stores in midtown. >> coming up at 5:15 which candidate is having the last laugh in the latest poll. >>> time now 5:03. the big college game tomorrow. cal and stanford battling for the ax tomorrow. the 115th big game. this year though is the 30th anniversary of this. the play. 1982 cal scored the winning touchdown after five laterals. the big game is traditionally held on the third saturday of november but this year the pac 12 athletic director said that caused problems for the master schedule. because of that schedule change the traditional friday night bonfire rally won't be held in greek theater because it's already booked for a bob dillon concert. instead they will hold a rally at edwards' field. >>> this mornings radar game may be blacked out. but they have given them a one- day extension to sell tickets. the roade
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
important swing state. washington post found president obama and mitt romney almost tied along likely voters. 49% supporting romney, 48% supporting president obama. there's a time magazine poll showing president obama holding on to a 5 point lead in the crucial battleground state of ohio. 49% of those surveyed favoring the president, 44% supporting mitt romney. however both president obama and mitt romney continues their big campaign push today. they're focusing their efforts on the swing states. coming up for you, president obama is doing something today that no president has ever done before. >>> sal is wide awake, still have some voice despite some yelling and cheering class night. >> just a little bit. lot of clapping. good morning everybody. you trying to get into san francisco or you driving in the east bay heading down to the bay bridge, for example if you're on the east shore freeway, you're going to like what you see so far. it is a nice looking drive there. no major problems between richmond and oakland and berkeley. little bit overnight wet road. hayward and fremont the traffic th
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail after their tense debate in new york. here is more on how president barack obama delivered a far more aggressive performance this time around, allison? >> reporter: you know pam, president barack obama dropped in the polls so he clearly showed up last night to try to revive his campaign. the two candidates hit a range of issues and left no attack unanswered. one of the most tense moments was when he referred to the benghazi attack as an act of terror the morning after it happened. >> the day after the attack governor, i stood in the rose garden, and i told the american people and the world we were going to find out eggs actually -- exactly what happened and that this was an act of terror. >> it took 14 days before he told the american people it was an act of terror. >> get the transfer. >> he saw he exceeded expectations, a closer look at who they thought won the debate during my next update, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> on our website, just look for the debate tab right on our front page. >>> a homemad
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
. mitt romney also worked his campaign schedule. he changed an appearance to a storm relief event. more than 6.5 million people are still in the dark. crews from right here in northern california were helping to get the lights back on. >>> san francisco police are looking for suspects in an overnight homicide. it happened shortly after midnight in the city's south mix district. it is still not clear what led up to the deadly gunfire. police responded to a man just before 10:00 last night. no arrests were made and police have not said what prompted the incident. >>> antolin garcia-torres accused of killing sierra lemar, is he set to go before a judge this afternoon. antolin garcia-torres was arrested in may in connection with sierra lemar's disappearance. volunteers are still searching for her but despite not finding her body, antolin garcia-torres faces murder charges and today he could enter a plea for that crime. >>> they are preparing for the giants victory parade and they are taking people to bart parade which could break records. live in san francisco with the parade details,
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
are connected to the september 11th attack after it killed chris stevens. >>> mitt romney said if he is elected he will get tough on china. he is pledging to designate china as a currency manipulator. they are going there for 18 years and they are setting back with china, the fastest growing in experts. it could hurt them to deal with china on issues with north korea and iran. >>> florida is the biggest battleground state in the upcoming election. and recent polls show obama beating mitt romney by 1 percentage point in florida. president barack obama is planning on being more aggressive. >>> and he is facing vice- presidential candidate paul ryan and here is more on what boat candidates are saying about tonight's debate. >> reporter: paul ryan says he and vice-president joseph biden have known each other for years so he knows what to expect as they go head to head in the first and only vice- presidential debate. he will emphasize the clear differences between them. >> what he can't learn from is his undefensible record. >> reporter: he says he is studying up on ryan's record in congr
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney is scheduled to deliver sam foreign policy -- deliver a foreign policy speech today. the changes romney said he would make in middle east policy. >>> early voting in california. if you want to vote early head to your county election office. most offices will be closed today because of columbus today. ballots for those voting by mail will be sent tomorrow. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. >>> u.s. park police officers shot at a would-be car thief who is accused of trying to run him over. it started at 6:30 saturday night when officers saw the suspect trying to steal a car on lincoln boulevard. investigators say the suspect jumped into a tan buick that was waiting nearby and drove toward the officer. the police are looking for that vehicle. >>> a judge will soon decide whether or not to postpone pg&e pipeline hearings. the ongoing hearings follow the deadly explosion in san bruno two years ago. on friday the california public utilities commission filed a motion to postpone the hearings until next month.
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
tell us about an old video that is resurfacing before tonight's debate. >> reporter: mitt romney said he had nothing to do with releasing this video and it shows president barack obama is engaged in decisive class warfare. it is a speech at a historically black college and in he praises reverend rite who da -- reverend wright after he has since denounced him. >> where is your dollar, what is happening down in new orleans, makes no sense, tells me the bullet has not been taken out. >> releasing the video is a transparent to change the subject to mitt romney's more recent talks and he took a break while mitt romney went somewhere else. the two scare off from denver. reporting live allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> people around the bay area are invited to watch debating parties tonight and it will be in san mateo count and antioch starting 5:30 tea party express are holding events at a group called technology for obama will hold a debate party. >>> they will challenging california's new law to ban therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbians straight. they are asking them to
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00am PDT
obama and mitt romney will both appear in new york city tonight. the two candidates are supposed to be light hearted in their remarks and they will weigh in on each other's debate performance. >>> the 90-year-old former u.s. senate tore two days ago. the center says he suffered from two ill necessaries. he lost to president richard nixon and served as ambassador hunger. >>> a woman in hercules was found dead inside her home. two people were arrested last week in seattle, they were suspects and had stolen a car from the victim's home. the church memorial starts at 6:00 p.m. >>> that fire in richmond will attain. -- with will retain. they will also coming up with ways to improve the system. it is geared towards learning anything long-term other many many releases. more than 9 million people around the state are expected to participate in this morning's drill. >> all right, that is a big deal. time now 5:07, are you ready to shake things up in the commute? >> no, i am not. >> yes, i am. i am ready for anything, and we are hoping dave and pam we have a better commute. we are doing well
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> today president barack obama will see the storm damage in new jersey firsthand while mitt romney gets back on the campaign trail. coming up, 5:15 how sandy is affecting the resident -- presidential race and one of the major supporters is praising obama. >>> and members of the red cross are really helping storm victims, and they need blood donations. jeanine della vega is live at a blood donation center, how can they help jeanine? >>> well, they are actually help ago live taser because of a desperate need on the east coast. they are cause thing cancellations because of three red cross areas and the agency expects more as the storm moves west. so far those cancellations have resulted in a shortfall of more than 9,000 blood and plate late donations. besides trying to recruit people locally they have sent seven people to the bay area and they are sending them as part of the relief effort. they have provided food for victims. there are red cross workers on standby here and they are encouraging people to donate blood and all types are needed especially o positive, a negative and b-nega
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
the presidential nominee. mitt romney appeared to have an edge among likely voters. president barack obama appears to have an advantage when it comes to taxes, healthcare and foreign policy. now another pole shows the steaks are high when it comes to women voters. we will take you live to washington d.c. and we will hear how president barack obama and mitt romney are getting ready for tomorrow night's big bee bait. >>> allie rasmus joins us from outside the oakland coliseum with the celebration that followed the clencher, good morning allie. >> reporter: the team is headed to the playoffs, last night they secured one of the two wildcard spots in the american league west. with that the oakland a's beat the texas rangers and they had their hats on and there was plenty of champagne to celebrate and the party moved into the clubhouse. last night's game was not a sellout but the as gave some of the crowds some sad advice. >> this is our place, we are loving it. it feels great, this is something we did together all year and we have come together and we have a lot of great memories this yea
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
barack obama would win at least 271 electoral votes. mitt romney, according to the study would win 206 electoral votes. now we wanted out, five weeks of campaigning remain along with three debates before election day. the court could make history and controversial cases could affect the affirmative action and gay marriages. >>> both were sold in northern california. the $28 million jackpot will be split by the red and white store in clear lake oaks. the winning numbers are 3, 4, 27, 30 and the store owners received $70,000 each for selling the tickets. >> an extra 28 million? that would be a nice way to start off the day. sal, i know you would like that too but you already have that much. >> well, i try not to tell everybody, but then i would have to keep coming to work. >> we will play along with it. >> i won but i am still here. >>> good morning, budly, let's go out and take a look at the commute now. traffic is moving well and if you didn't win the lottery and you have to go to work there could be worse things. no major problems on this monday, right now westbound bridge is moving a
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
firefighters are asking neighbors to immediately report any suspicious activity. >>> mitt romney continues campaigning today in the battleground state of ohio. new jersey governor chris cristy will once again join romney in ohio. a comment he made about abortion is getting attention. he told the des moines register he would not pursue any abortion related legislation if elected president but that he would use an executive order to reinstate a policy that bans american funding of abortions in other countries. president obama is back at the white house today after also campaigning in ohio yesterday. the president has a meeting scheduled with secretary of state hillary clinton following the congressional hearing looking into the attack on the osteogens lat in lib -- u.s. consulate in libya. then he heads back out on the campaign in florida. the largest of the battleground states. >>> arguments begin today in a a landmark supreme court case. what the court could decide about the future of college administrations. >>> stanford university professor is one of two americans awarded the nobel prize
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
piece. president barack obama and republican challenger mitt romney have brought in $1.7 billion so far. then you have to consider super packs outside political committees that are under writing endless tv ads. new campaign finance laws also has millions of dollars flow floe into nonprofit groups that don't have to disclose their donors. who is benefiting from all of this money? coming up in the next hour who is leading in the polls during the final push now just 11 days until election day. reporting in washington, jacqueline felt ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is 5:14. it may take two week before apple customers get that new ipad mini. they started taking preorders on its website just after midnight. within 20 minutes the expected delivery date for some models changed from november 2nd to two weeks. that means customers that just can't wait they will have to stand in line to get an ipad mini when it arrives in stores on november 2nd. >>> microsoft newest windows operating system is available to consumers. microsoft officially unvailed windows eight. it's considered the most dramatic ove
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